Tag Archives: Unlocked iPhone

Research Group Says 400,000 Customers Stayed With T-Mobile Thanks To The iPhone

As we look forward to T-Mobile’s first financial report as a joint entity with MetroPCS, a new report highlights just how much of an impact the arrival of the iPhone has had on the carrier. According to Consumer Intelligence Research Partners LLC., the addition of the iPhone to T-Mobile’s lineup may have prevented between 300,000 and 400,000 customers from leaving. They estimate this number based on a survey of phone activations that … [read full article]

T-Mobile COO: We Want The iPhone, But Not If We Have To Make Sacrifices

Speaking at the Morgan Stanley 12th Annual Technology, Media & Telecoms Conference in Barcelona, T-Mobile COO Jim Alling admitted the carrier is at a disadvantage without the iPhone. However, Alling adds that T-Mobile USA won’t make sacrifices to bring the iPhone to its portfolio. “Make no mistake about it: We would love to carry the iPhone. However, we want the economies to be right for us.” Alling added that his company … [read full article]

T-Mobile Document Shows iPhone 5 Nano SIM Card Branding For T-Mobile, Apple Announces Unlocked iPhone 5 Pricing

T-Mobile already  ”announced” that they would begin receiving Nano SIMs in preparation for customers wishing to use an iPhone 5. Well, we’ve got a bit of double confirmation for you thanks to this this internal screenshot which highlights the different between the three types of SIM cards now in use or set to be used by T-Mobile customers. As you can see, the Nano SIM is exclusive to the iPhone 5 as no … [read full article]

T-Mobile Begins Marketing For Unlocked iPhone Support, Hopes To Have Nano-SIM By Mid-October

I wouldn’t say that T-Mobile is trying to riding today’s iPhone wave per se, that would actually require them to carry the next-generation iPhone product, which unfortunately they won’t do. However, today does mark the beginning of their marketing efforts to attract unlocked iPhone 4S owners over to the Magenta network with the promise of “true” Unlimited Data and plenty of savings over AT&T. As it stands, T-Mobile retail stores will … [read full article]

T-Mobile Offering $100 Mail-In Rebate For Unlocked iPhone Owners Until September 30th

As T-Mobile’s campaign to entice to bring their unlocked iPhone’s from AT&T over to Magenta kicks off tomorrow, at least some retail locations are offering an extra incentive. Right now we can only confirm this offer for the Northeast and Southeast regions of the country as they take part in a pilot to promote T-Mobile’s network with unlimited data allowing customers who activate a Value Plan with their unlocked AT&T iPhone … [read full article]

T-Mobile Officially Details Unlocked iPhone Support In Retail Stores

T-Mobile may be the only national carrier without official iPhone support, but that doesn’t mean they are going to pass up an opportunity to provide support for iPhone owners looking for better service and price. In a detailed post sent out to media outlets, T-Mobile officially unveiled its path to offering unlocked iPhone’s by increasing in-store support, employee training and new services making their way to the Apple App Store. Beginning September … [read full article]

T-Mobile Continues Unlocked iPhone Readiness Campaign

T-Mobile’s efforts to prepare their front-line employees for unlocked iPhone support continues with yet another document discovered that highlights the steps taken to ready an unlocked device for T-Mobile’s network. This particular list discusses “Onboarding the iPhone” for employees, or a way to help them become more productive in assisting customers with unlocked devices. There are a few prerequisites necessary to get started, including having a microSIM, which can likely be obtained … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Have Unlocked iPhone Displays In Store Demonstrating Refarmed Network?

Our confidence level with this story is pretty high considering the sheer number of reports starting to come in regarding the idea that T-Mobile will have unlocked iPhone’s displayed in store running on T-Mobile’s 3G network. We’re pretty short on details but we do know that store managers were asked to activate a new microSIM before the end of August, but not told what device it would used with. All the intel streaming … [read full article]